Clinical aspect of heart

Surgical approach to the heart

This is via the anterior mediastinum. Incision is made on the skin covering the sternum and the sternum is divided into two halves with a longitudinal incision, to expose the anterior mediastinum in order to gain access to the pericardial sac.

 

 
Closure of sternum DIGITAL LOCATOR OF HEART

 

 

 

 

Items

Cell biology

Embryology

Histology

Gross anatomy

Lymphatic drainage

Organ integration
Clinical anatomy

Quiz

Dissector
Physiology

Biochemistry

Chemical Pathology

Anatomical Pathology

Pharmacology

Imaging

Medicine

Surgery

Structure of heart
Heart apex
Heart dissector
Heart valve

 

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